Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 124

This article has been brought to you by Slough Borough Council's Associate Director for Children and Families, Michael Jarrett, for the attention of the Early Years leads.

This week’s news bulletin from Children and Families, Early Years Division at Slough Borough Council is now available please see the attached document dated 13th October 2021.


  • Updates to contact tracing guidance
  • National Professional Qualifications (NPQs) Reforms


  • Videos on implementing the EYFS reforms
  • Blogs

Slough and Public Health

  • October campaign: Oral health, Mental health and Stop smoking (Stoptober)

SEND and Inclusion

  • A Celebratory Approach to Working with Children with SEND – Giving additional support in the Early Years

Health and Safety

  • Newsletter

In the News

  • Holiday Activities and Food (HAF): How the successful programme improved the mental health of vulnerable children (blog)